Africa

Chad: Catholic Bishops withdraw from national dialogue.

Two weeks after suspending their participation in the national and sovereign dialogue, the Chadian Bishops announced this week their definitive withdrawal. Christian Kombe, SJ and Françoise Niamien - Vatican City The Episcopal Conference of Chad has withdrawn from the transitional authorities' sovereign national dialogue. In an interview!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
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Nigeria: Four abducted nuns released

The Congregation of Sisters of Jesus the Saviour announce the safe release of four nuns who were kidnapped in Nigeria over the weekend. By Benedict Mayaki, SJ Four Nigerian nuns of the Congregation of Sisters of Jesus the Saviour!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Nigeria: Four nuns kidnapped in Imo State

Four Reverend sisters of the Congregation of the Sister of Jesus the Savior were kidnapped along the Okigwe-Umulolo road on their way to Mass on Sunday. By Benedict Mayaki, SJ Four Catholic nuns were abducted by unknown persons!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Deadly hotel siege in Mogadishu continues

At least 12 people have been killed in Somalia after al Qaeda-linked militants attacked a popular hotel in Mogadishu. By Nathan Morley Somalia’s al Shabaab insurgents seized hostages, after blasting their way into the Hayat Hotel!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…